Slow-Cooker Asian Turkey and Vegetables

Frozen stir-fry vegetables and zesty Szechuan sauce bring beautiful color and nutrition to a savory turkey dinner.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 7 hr 50 min
  • Servings 6

2
to 2 1/2 lb turkey thighs, skin removed
1
package (1 1/4 ounces) honey teriyaki seasoning mix
1
cup water
2
boxes (9 oz each) Green Giant™ frozen Szechuan vegetables, thawed
2
cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
4
cups water

  • 1 In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, place turkey. In small bowl, mix dry seasoning mix and 1 cup water; pour over turkey.
  • 2 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours.
  • 3 Remove turkey from cooker; place on cutting board. Remove meat from bones; discard bones. Cut turkey into bite-size pieces; return to cooker. Stir in both boxes of vegetables. Increase heat setting to High. Cover; cook 20 to 30 minutes or until vegetables are thoroughly heated.
  • 4 Meanwhile, cook rice in 4 cups water as directed on package. Stir vegetable and turkey mixture. Serve over rice.

Expert Tips

If the honey teriyaki seasoning mix is not available, use a 1-ounce package of stir-fry seasoning mix.

Place the boxes of frozen vegetables in the refrigerator the night before so they'll be thawed in the morning.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
440
(
Calories from Fat
40),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
95mg
95%;
Sodium
1460mg
1460%;
Total Carbohydrate
68g
68%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
31g
31%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
25%;
Exchanges:
3 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.